Sekyiwa Shakur, sister of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, recently shared her thoughts on the recent arrest of a suspect in her brother’s murder. She called this development a “pivotal moment,” but also cautioned that there were “multiple hands” involved in the shooting and much remains unknown. Sekyiwa emphasized the importance of acknowledging the impact of Tupac’s passing and seeking justice on all fronts.
The suspect, Duane “Keffe D” Davis, has claimed to be one of the four occupants in a white Cadillac that pulled alongside Tupac’s car and fired shots on the night of September 7, 1996. Davis identified his nephew, Orlando Anderson, as the one who fatally shot Tupac. Anderson, a member of the South Side Compton Crips gang, died in another gang-related shooting in 1998 and was never charged in connection with Tupac’s murder.
The other two occupants of the car, Terrence Brown and DeAndre Smith, have also passed away, leaving no additional witnesses to come forward. However, Davis’ public comments about his involvement in the shooting prompted authorities to reopen the investigation, leading to his recent arrest on one count of murder with a deadly weapon and a gang enhancement.
Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney, Marc DiGiacomo, described Davis as the person who ordered Tupac’s death. This arrest has prompted both relief and anger within Tupac’s family. Mopreme Shakur, Tupac’s stepbrother, expressed frustration that it took 27 years for Davis to be arrested and questioned how he had remained free for so long.
Tupac’s murder is widely believed to be gang-related, as he was associated with the Bloods street gang and had a fight with Anderson earlier that evening. Unfortunately, due to complications from the shooting, Tupac passed away six days later from cardiac arrest.
The arrest of Davis has brought renewed attention to this high-profile case and has sparked hope that more answers will finally be uncovered. As the investigation continues, Tupac’s family and fans are eagerly awaiting the pursuit of justice for the iconic rapper.